Welcome to Heritage BC

Heritage BC is a not for profit, charitable organization supporting heritage conservation across British Columbia through advocacy, training and skills development, capacity building in heritage planning and funding through the Heritage Legacy Endowment Fund. Learn more about us.

Adaptive Reuse - Call for articles

We are currently pulling together our Spring 2015 issue of the Heritage BC Quarterly. The theme of the Quarterly is "Adaptive Reuse" and we are looking for outstanding and creative examples from communities in British Columbia. We are asking you to submit articles, suggest article ideas or give us an example of an adaptive reuse project we can feature.Send us your ideas, articles or a 300 word description of an adaptive reuse project with high resolution...

2015 Heritage Legacy Fund Applications Now Open

Applications for the Heritage Conservation and Heritage Awareness Heritage Legacy Fund Grants are now available online on Heritage BC's website. Interested applicants must confirm the eligibility of their organization and project with the Program Manager before being able to start the application. For more information about the Heritage Legacy Fund Grant, including the 2015 Program Guidelines & Policies and application worksheets:»...

Heritage Week is Here

Heritage Week is Here! February 16-22, 2015 communities across British Columbia are celebrating Heritage Week. Tell us how you celebrating Main Street: At the Heart of the Community. Your event could be featured in the Heritage BC Quarterly and you could win two complimentary registrations to Heritage BC's 2015 Conference, October 2-3, 2015 in Rossland, BC.Complete the Heritage Week contest form describing your Heritage Week event and send...

Main Street: At the Heart of the Community

The new posters for Heritage Week 2015 are now available!The theme this year is Main Street: At the Heart of the Community. The poster features two 'Merging Time' composite images of downtown Vancouver that are composites of archival and contemporary photographs taken at the exact same location.  The composite image of the firetrucks at the historic Gastown corner is based on an archive image 'Fire at A.P. Slade's Warehouse, 57 Water Street'...

Chinese Historic Places Recognition Project

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED. THE NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Do you know a historic place associated with the history of the Chinese community in British Columbia that is important to you or your community? Which of these places should be formally recognized as historic places, significant to the Chinese Canadian community and the history of British Columbia?The Chinese Historic Places Recognition Project is an outcome of the Chinese...